Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 63 in Spring Valley Monday afternoon.
The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix being driven by a 16-year old male was eastbound on Main St. in Spring Valley at approximately 3:26 p.m. Monday afternoon when his vehicle collided with a 2012 Dodge Caravan being driven by 62-year old Terry Winjum Allard of Grand Meadow at the intersection with Highway 63. The State Patrol indicated that Allard’s vehicle was northbound on Highway 63 at the time of the collision.
Both the 16-year old male and Allard suffered non-life threatening injuries in the accident, and both were transported to Mayo Clinic/St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for treatment. The State Patrol noted that both the 16-year old male and Allard were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the accident, and the Spring Valley Fire Department and the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office assisted the State Patrol at the accident scene Monday afternoon.